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The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life changing journey in this dark, one of a kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore.The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather s house to listen to any fast tunes Nevertheless, she dreams of a life far from her dusty small town in southern Mexico A life she can call her own Yet this new life seems as distant as the stars, until the day she finds a curious wooden box in her grandfather s room She opens it and accidentally frees the spirit of the Mayan god of death, who requests her help in recovering his throne from his treacherous brother Failure will mean Casiopea s demise, but success could make her dreams come true.In the company of the strangely alluring god and armed with her wits, Casiopea begins an adventure that will take her on a cross country odyssey from the jungles of Yucat n to the bright lights of Mexico City and deep into the darkness of the Mayan underworld. Gods of Jade and Shadow


About the Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Silvia Moreno Garcia is the author of several novels, including Gods of Jade and Shadow She has also edited a number of anthologies, including the World Fantasy Award winning She Walks in Shadows a.k.a Cthulhu s Daughters Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination.



10 thoughts on “Gods of Jade and Shadow

  1. says:

    Me, flirting with this cover Hey, have I seen you from somewhere You remind me of a book.that I should get to know


  2. says:

    Some people are born under a lucky star, while others have their misfortune telegraphed by the position of the planets Casiopea Tun, named after a constellation, was born under the most rotten star imaginable in the firmament Yucat n, Mexico, during the 1920s Casiopea has found herself in an awful situation Her beloved father, a lover of mythology and fables, has died Her mother is a weak woman w


  3. says:

    Oh, my heart So, so very good This is a evocative and moving fairy tale about a downtrodden girl and the Maya God of Death and how they both find each other and their humanity together Moreno Garcia consistently knows how to find my heartstrings and pull them not in a sappy way but in quiet moments of vulnerability and honesty Her vision of 1920 s Mexico and, strikingly, the Maya Underworld, are vivi


  4. says:

    a dark fantasy set in 1920s Mexico inspired by Mayan mythology and is that a hades persephone reference i see this is WONDERFUL sign me up


  5. says:

    5 starsUnlike anything I ve ever read This Mayan death god myth making tale was perfect.Writing Concept Characters Pacing First off, I am probably in the minority here, but I did not see this story as overly similar to a Cinderella tale the similarities end after the first few chapters The marketing for Gods of Jade and Shadow bills it as a Jazz Age Cinderella, but the story felt much like Hades and Persep


  6. says:

    Publishing July 23rd, 2019I was so excited when I heard about this book and so was beyond thrilled when I was lucky enough to be granted an ARC from NetGalley and WOW DID THIS BOOK NOT DISAPPOINT I loved it Absolutely loved it This book to me is the perfect blend of fantasy, mythology and historical fiction It s filled with Mayan folklore that truly came alive for me I must confess I know nothing about Mayan m


  7. says:

    a dark fantasy set in 1920s Mexico inspired by Mayan mythology this sounds AMAZING


  8. says:

    Why I love it by S A ChakrabortyFrom the moment I spotted the phrase the Mayan god of death in the Jazz Age, I knew I needed to get my hands on Gods of Jade and Shadow I ve always been a fan of historical fantasy, and there s little I love than seeing ancient figures thrown into a modern world Add in a stunning cover, hints of a rags to riches protagonist, and a journey to the Underworld I was sold.But this wondro


  9. says:

    I have two reviews for this beauty A video on booktube


  10. says:

    Thank you, Del Rey Books Ballantine I am so happy to have the opportunity to jump into this story early.A freed Mayan God, 1920s Jazz eraWhat do you need


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